At the start of trading, the price per preferred share was EUR 82.50. It immediately shot up to EUR 84, but then fell back to EUR 82.50. The market value of Porsche is currently 75 billion euros. For comparison: that of VW is 84 billion. Among other things, Volkswagen wants to use the proceeds to finance billions in investments in electromobility and digital technology. Almost 49 percent of the proceeds could go to the VW shareholders.